Crowned Lemur

The crowned lemur is one of the few primates that are active both during the night and day – this is known as “cathemeral.” The fossa is their largest predator.


  • Scientific Name: Eulemur coronatus
  • Range: Northern Madagascar
  • Status in the Wild: Vulnerable
  • Location in the Zoo: Wortham World of Primates
  • Cool Animal Fact Long tail is used for balance when jumping from branch to branch.